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Carrickfergus

29 May 2015

1611 – North Gate, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Lord Deputy Sir Arthur Chichester enclosed Carrickfergus with stone walls from 1611 onwards and more than half the circuit is still visible, often to its full height of 4 metres to the wall...

29 May 2015

1856 – Joymount Presbyterian Church, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Italianate church, schools and manse constructed between 1855 amd 1856 to designs of an unknown architect.

20 May 2015

1882 – Methodist Church, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Demolished in 2008.

09 July 2014

1895 – Railway Station, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Mock Tudor station, constructed to replace the station of 1862 that was destroyed by fire, for Belfast & Northern Counties Railway Co. Still in use today by Northern Ireland...

15 October 2010

1730 – Castle Dobbs, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Castle Dobbs was built in 1730 by Arthur Dobbs, Surveyor-General of Ireland; and Governor of North Carolina. As Surveyor-General, Arthur Dobbs supervised the construction of the Irish Parliament House in Dublin. While a...

24 September 2009

1180 – Carrickfergus Castle, Co. Antrim

One of the finest Norman castles in Ireland, Carrickfergus Castle is sited along the harbour front, controlling the seashore. Probably constructed by John de Courcey sometime around 1180, it is sited on a...


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